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Diary of Brigham Young, page 060

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Identifier diary_brigham_young.xml
Title Diary of Brigham Young 1857
Creator Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
Subject Mormons; Diaries
Subject Local Utah--Governors; Mormon Church--Presidents; Mormons--United States--Biography; Utah War, 1857-58
Description This publication is the first printing of a complete diary of the Mormon leader. It provides good insight into Brigham Young's interests and activities, but very little little information about his personal life. Edited and introduction by Everett L. Cooley.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Cooley, Everett L. (editor)
Date 1980
Type Text
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Format Creation Digital images scanned at 8-bit grayscale on an Epson Expression 836XL flatbed scanner, and saved as uncompressed TIFF files at 3366 x 5370 pixels resolution. Display GIF files generated In PhotoShop.
Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 10
Coverage 1857
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 15.5 cm x 23.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
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Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks; Karen Edge
Metadata Cataloger Clifton Brooks; Karen Edge; Jan Robertson
Call Number BX 8695 Y7 A33 1980
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Topic Mormons; Diaries; Letters; Mormon pioneers
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 329270
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp

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Title Diary of Brigham Young, page 060
Description 60 Endowment House. Sealed several couples had con- versation in evening concerning U. S. Gover[n]mental policy. Saturday 15 Spent greater part of the day in the office councilling Saints ect. Called upon Bro Peter Conover of Provo to carry an Express to Carson Valley to Start the Brethren home, and instructed him to have the brethren bring so far as thier means extended those articles most in demand-Such as am.[m]unition, clothing, ect.Go Sunday 16 Preached a discourse in morning warning the brethren to prepare for the worst. and bring thier minds to makeing every town a "moscow" and every mountain pass a "Potters Field," ere they would permit a mobb to desecrate the Land which God has given US.~~ GoAugust 15, 1857, Young Lettcrbook, vol. 3, p. 793, contains a copy of a letter to Bishop (?) J ames C. Snow to furnish eight or ten men to accompany Peter Conover to Carson Valley to gather up the Saints. Under the same date (pp. 795-96), a letter to "Elder Chester Loveland and Brethren of Carson" instructs them to dispose of their property and come home, but to "bring all the powder, lead, and caps you possibly can." Conover's account of his "mission" is preserved in his biog- raphy. Finding very little lead, powder, or caps in Carson Valley, Conover with his escort went to California to purchase the desired items. After returning home to Provo where he recuper- ated only four days, Conover was called to take troops to Echo Canyon to halt the advancing United States troops. Conover, "Biographical Sketch." FIThis appears to be the time when Brigham Young began to plan his "Move South" to play upon the synjpathies of the people of the nation in his contest with the federal governnlent. From this time on, there is talk not only of resistance Ijut burning all improvrrnents rather than permit them to fall into the hands of the army. There is much evidence to suggest that Brigham Young
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Source Diary of Brigham Young, 1857
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 329009
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6t152wp/329009